Sermons on Discipleship

The Narrow Road Code Part One

He has told you, O man,what is good;⦁ We have not been left isolated⦁ Wondering what God wants of us:⦁ We have not been left without witness:⦁ We have not been left without witness:⦁ Creation⦁ The Bible⦁ Jesus⦁ The ChurchAnd what does the Lord require of you Micah 6:8 8 He has told you, O man, what is good;And what does the Lord require of youBut to do justice, to love [a]kindness,And to walk [b]humbly with your God?

How Privileged We Are To Serve.

To serve God, to serve his church, being able to serve in any capacity.When it comes to christianity we are not called to be spectators. Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

Christmas Tree

Isaiah 11 The Reign of Jesse’s Offspring 11 There shall come forth a [a]Rod from the [b]stem of Jesse,And a Branch shall [c]grow out of his roots.2 The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him,The Spirit of wisdom and understanding,The Spirit of counsel and might,The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. 3 His delight is in the fear of the Lord,And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes,Nor decide by the hearing of His ears;4 But with righteousness He shall judge the poor,And decide with equity for the meek…

Invisible Good

⦁ Acts of Righteousness Matthew 6:1-4 6 “Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. 2 “So when you [a]give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. 3 But when you [b]give to the poor, do not let your left…

Whatever

Philippians 4:8-9 8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is [a]lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, [b]dwell on these things. 9 The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

The Mind of Christ

Humble—•Emptied Himself•Servant•Son of Man•Obedient—cross•Saviour Christ’s Mind—It’s impact upon you! Christ’s Mind—How do we know? He has left a Witness—The Bible•OT anticipates Him•Gospels reveal Him•Acts preaches Him•Letters teach Him•Revelation glorifies Him Philippians 2:5-8 5 Have this attitude [a]in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be [b]grasped, 7 but [c]emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. 8 Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the…

I am Resolved

Not these kinds of resolutions. •Easily made•Easily broken•Easily forgotten Habits are hard to break•If you do not fill the void, Satan will. When I was young, I was a slave to my passions. Now that I am old, I am a slave to my habits. Living in Maybe-LandGod doesn’t abide thereNothing much gets done of any value Joshua 24:15 (NASB) 15 If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods…

The church—What do you see?

One Upon a Time … They say…1.The people turned up to church to work, because they believed that the work was theirs.2.When they went to worship they went to work.3.When you came to share in praise, you also came to share in sacrifice. They say…also:1.Times have changed.2.Around the world there are still places where the church is growing as it once did.3.But in our society many things are falling apart that we could once rely on. Ephesians 5:29-30 (NASB) 29 for no…

Spiritual Disciplines

c.Stir up one another… i.Excited Christians—Not a common thought. ii.Exciting each other iii.Not always welcome iv.Bring out of spiritual stupor v.“The word of God is living and active…” Jesus challenged everyone to change through his teachings, miracles and his death, burial and resurrection Hebrews 10:24-25 (NASB) 24 and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, 25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
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